Scotland to train female Syrian peacemakers in conflict resolutionimage
30 Nov 2015

Scotland to train female Syrian peacemakers in conflict resolution

Scotland is to offer training to the Syrian women involved in building a lasting peace in the region. Nicola Sturgeon […]

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Technology and smartphones could help to educate refugeesimage
30 Nov 2015

Technology and smartphones could help to educate refugees

As more migrants travel to Europe or are displaced by conflict in the Middle East, various organisations are now seeking […]

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250 Charlestonians come out in support of Syrian refugeesimage
25 Nov 2015

250 Charlestonians come out in support of Syrian refugees

About 250 people gathered at Haddad Riverfront Park Tuesday afternoon and pledged they would show love and compassion for Syrian […]

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American physician takes vacation to treat Syrian refugeesimage
25 Nov 2015

American physician takes vacation to treat Syrian refugees

On the heels of the Paris attacks, debate rages over how to respond to the thousands of people fleeing across […]

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Health care providers preparing to help Syrian refugee children and babiesimage
24 Nov 2015

Health care providers preparing to help Syrian refugee children and babies

Syrian children have been referred to by aid agencies as the forgotten victims. Childhoods scarred by war, violence and displacement, […]

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Toronto’s aid groups preparing homes, classes for Syrian refugeesimage
24 Nov 2015

Toronto’s aid groups preparing homes, classes for Syrian refugees

Toronto’s aid organizations are trying to prepare homes before the arrival of thousands of Syrian refugees as Ottawa unveils details […]

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Selling a lifetime of art work, an Ely couple pledge to help the children of Syrian refugeesimage
24 Nov 2015

Selling a lifetime of art work, an Ely couple pledge to help the children of Syrian refugees

Art teachers Margot and Derek Andrews of Douglas Court, taught for twenty years in schools and colleges across Cambridge, Suffolk, […]

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Syrian inventor wins $300,000 on reality show ‘Stars of Science’image
23 Nov 2015

Syrian inventor wins $300,000 on reality show ‘Stars of Science’

Yaman Abou Jieb, the young innovator from Syria, emerged victorious in the breathtaking live finale ofStars of Science in Doha, […]

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Mass. students gather, play basketball in support of Syrian refugeesimage
23 Nov 2015

Mass. students gather, play basketball in support of Syrian refugees

In light of the recent Syrian refugee crisis, the Islamic Society of Boston University hosted a “Hoop for Syria” basketball […]

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UNHCR Jordan begins Syrian refugee resettlement process for Canadaimage
23 Nov 2015

UNHCR Jordan begins Syrian refugee resettlement process for Canada

UNHCR Jordan has transferred files of Syrian families to the Canadian authorities for the resettlement process, Andrew Harper, the agency’s […]

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Feed Hungry Syrian Children with Mobile App “Share the Meal”image
23 Nov 2015

Feed Hungry Syrian Children with Mobile App “Share the Meal”

The launch of the new mobile application “Share the Meal” allows you to feed hungry children all around the world […]

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Toronto Couple Give Up Big Wedding To Help Syriansimage
20 Nov 2015

Toronto Couple Give Up Big Wedding To Help Syrians

Samantha Jackson and Farzin Yousefian’s big March 2016 wedding — which they had been planning for over a year — […]

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Hartford Schools Chief Appoints Committee To Aid Syrian Refugeesimage
20 Nov 2015

Hartford Schools Chief Appoints Committee To Aid Syrian Refugees

Count the Hartford school system as one of the institutions welcoming Syrian refugees with open arms. Superintendent Beth Schiavino-Narvaez said […]

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Qatar Charity to collect QR54m for Syrian refugeesimage
19 Nov 2015

Qatar Charity to collect QR54m for Syrian refugees

Qatar Charity (QC) has launched a campaign to collect donations to provide cold-weather aid to Syrian refugees and those displaced […]

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Richmond students participate in project to help Syrian Kidsimage
19 Nov 2015

Richmond students participate in project to help Syrian Kids

About 100 students at Lucille Brown Middle school in Richmond made hundreds of pinwheels to help refugee children in Syria. […]

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Province launches 211 helpline for aiding Syrian refugeesimage
18 Nov 2015

Province launches 211 helpline for aiding Syrian refugees

Starting this week, Nova Scotians wishing to help in the resettlement of soon-to-arrive Syrian refugees can call 211 to offer […]

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International humanitarian fundraising conference for Syria set for Februaryimage
18 Nov 2015

International humanitarian fundraising conference for Syria set for February

The United Nations and various countries announced Monday that a humanitarian conference on Syria will be held on February 4, […]

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Dumfries & Galloway prepares to welcome Syrian refugeesimage
17 Nov 2015

Dumfries & Galloway prepares to welcome Syrian refugees

A meeting of community organisations has established the Dumfries and Galloway Refugee Project Team. This will involve a broad range […]

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Health centre dedicating clinic days to Syrian refugeesimage
17 Nov 2015

Health centre dedicating clinic days to Syrian refugees

A health centre that provides services to refugees and new immigrants in Hamilton is dedicating three days a week to […]

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Fundraiser in Huntsville for Syrian refugees aims to help those in needimage
16 Nov 2015

Fundraiser in Huntsville for Syrian refugees aims to help those in need

Sparkling fashions and fresh baked goods are lining the tables in Sutherland Hall in Huntsville on Saturday. A graduate class […]

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Can a European tax on super-rich migrants help fund the refugee crisis?image
16 Nov 2015

Can a European tax on super-rich migrants help fund the refugee crisis?

An Arab family scrambling across borders in Eastern Europe or a young boy washed up on a Turkish beach. These […]

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Canadian Foodgrains Bank commits to helping Syrian refugeesimage
13 Nov 2015

Canadian Foodgrains Bank commits to helping Syrian refugees

The Canadian Foodgrains Bank has committed $4 million to help over 200,000 people in seven different countries. One project will […]

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Race is on to find housing for Syrian refugees in Manitobaimage
13 Nov 2015

Race is on to find housing for Syrian refugees in Manitoba

WINNIPEG — With a possible 2,000 Syrian refugees on the way to Manitoba the race is on to find enough […]

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Syrian Jazz Fusion Band to play at refugee relief concert in Chicagoimage
13 Nov 2015

Syrian Jazz Fusion Band to play at refugee relief concert in Chicago

The Syrian band Hewar is scheduled to play at a concert in Chicago on Saturday to benefit Syrian refugee children. […]

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‘A Festive Evening’ at Saks Fifth Avenue to benefit Syrian refugeesimage
12 Nov 2015

‘A Festive Evening’ at Saks Fifth Avenue to benefit Syrian refugees

Members of the Greenwich community and surrounding towns are invited to attend “A Festive Evening on the Avenue” Thursday, Dec. […]

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Give Syrian refugees work experience to help them build a new homeimage
12 Nov 2015

Give Syrian refugees work experience to help them build a new home

Former refugee Apande Gong from war-torn South Sudan is the public face of a new Queensland campaign to find 500 […]

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Appeal by Plymouth cafe to help Syrian refugees receives ‘overwhelming’ responseimage
12 Nov 2015

Appeal by Plymouth cafe to help Syrian refugees receives ‘overwhelming’ response

AN APPEAL by a Plymouth cafe for vital supplies to support Syrian refugees had an “overwhelming” response, it has been […]

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Turkey reaches out to Syrian children not attending schoolimage
11 Nov 2015

Turkey reaches out to Syrian children not attending school

With concerns mounting over the plight of Syrian children in Turkey who had to drop out of school to flee […]

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For Most Refugee Kids, School Remains Elusive Dreamimage
11 Nov 2015

For Most Refugee Kids, School Remains Elusive Dream

GAZIANTEP, TURKEY— In the Turkish border town of Urfa, sometimes the six girls ranging in age from 6 to 19 […]

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Syrian refugees: Resort manager offers to let newcomers stay at his placeimage
11 Nov 2015

Syrian refugees: Resort manager offers to let newcomers stay at his place

A B.C. resort manager is floating the idea of having Syrian refugees housed at his property outside of Golden, B.C. […]

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Hadaya Toys to hold candlelight vigil and fundraiser for Syrian refugee childrenimage
11 Nov 2015

Hadaya Toys to hold candlelight vigil and fundraiser for Syrian refugee children

Please join Hadaya Toys for a luminous candlelight vigil and fundraiser to benefit Syrian refugee children on Sunday, Dec. 6, […]

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Education without bordersimage
10 Nov 2015

Education without borders

A seemingly endless mass of people continue to flee Syria for a new life — any kind of life. The […]

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Turkish humanitarian aid sees steady growthimage
10 Nov 2015

Turkish humanitarian aid sees steady growth

Turkey’s official development aid increased 47.3 percent in 2014 compared to the previous year, reaching $6.4 billion. Turkey distributes development […]

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#RefugeesWelcome: Scotland to take one third of all UK’s Syrian refugees before Christmasimage
10 Nov 2015

#RefugeesWelcome: Scotland to take one third of all UK’s Syrian refugees before Christmas

Scottish local authorities ready to take one in three of UK’s 1000 new Syrian refugees SCOTLAND will welcome one third […]

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Saudi Arabia distributes winter clothing to Syrians in Lebanonimage
09 Nov 2015

Saudi Arabia distributes winter clothing to Syrians in Lebanon

Winter clothing was distributed to about 800 Syrian refugee families in Lebanon through the Saudi National Campaign to support Brethren […]

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FOOTBALL CARES FOR SYRIAN REFUGEESimage
09 Nov 2015

FOOTBALL CARES FOR SYRIAN REFUGEES

Football Federation Australia’s CEO David Gallop has announced the launch of the Football Cares initiative at Parliament House in Canberra […]

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Turkish union helps Syrian studentsimage
09 Nov 2015

Turkish union helps Syrian students

A Turkish labor union is helping Syrian students continue their education which has been disrupted by the brutal civil war […]

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Documentary Film Month in Middle East Means Revolutions, Refugees, and Ruined Regimesimage
06 Nov 2015

Documentary Film Month in Middle East Means Revolutions, Refugees, and Ruined Regimes

On the occasion of documentary film month, the French Institute in Cairo will screen three films on Yemen, Libya and […]

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Syrians, Iraqis flown to Luxembourg as Greece begins refugee relocationimage
06 Nov 2015

Syrians, Iraqis flown to Luxembourg as Greece begins refugee relocation

Thirty Syrian and Iraqi asylum seekers were flown out of Greece to Luxembourg on Wednesday, marking the start of refugee […]

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More than 123,000 Syrians internally displaced last month: UNimage
06 Nov 2015

More than 123,000 Syrians internally displaced last month: UN

More than 123,000 people have been displaced in three major Syrian governorates since last month, the UN has said. UN […]

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German Picture Book for Syrian Refugeesimage
06 Nov 2015

German Picture Book for Syrian Refugees

German book illustrator Anna Karina Birkenstock has created a free digital German language picture dictionary for Syrian refugees and their […]

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Winter coat drive to help Syrian refugees, other immigrantsimage
05 Nov 2015

Winter coat drive to help Syrian refugees, other immigrants

Troy-based Arab American and Chaldean Council has launched its annual winter coat drive to help immigrants in southeast Michigan, including […]

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New appeal in Huddersfield to help Syrian refugeesimage
05 Nov 2015

New appeal in Huddersfield to help Syrian refugees

Aid workers are praising a ‘phenomenal’ response in Huddersfield to a plea for help for Syrian refugees. Half a container […]

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300 Isle of Wight teddies journey to comfort Syrian refugee childrenimage
04 Nov 2015

300 Isle of Wight teddies journey to comfort Syrian refugee children

Three hundred teddy bears are now on their way to Syrian refugee children, thanks to the generosity of Isle of […]

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Greenwich women help Syrian refugeesimage
04 Nov 2015

Greenwich women help Syrian refugees

It started with the Syrian toddler. Wearing blue shorts, a red T-shirt and Velcro shoes, he was found dead on […]

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Scots father and son help Syrian refugees in Istanbulimage
03 Nov 2015

Scots father and son help Syrian refugees in Istanbul

A FATHER who took his 12-year-old son to Istanbul so they could help Syrian refugees says Scotland needs to start […]

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Former Coloradan raising money for Syrian refugeesimage
03 Nov 2015

Former Coloradan raising money for Syrian refugees

KUSA – The United Nations’ refugee agency says more than 218,000 refugees crossed the Mediterranean in October, a one-month total […]

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St. Patrick Park to hold benefit event for Syrian refugeesimage
03 Nov 2015

St. Patrick Park to hold benefit event for Syrian refugees

There will be a yard sale with over 20 families contributing at St. Patrick Park this Saturday, Oct. 31. All […]

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Café helps Syrian refugees adjust to life in Torontoimage
03 Nov 2015

Café helps Syrian refugees adjust to life in Toronto

A café in Toronto is helping refugees from Syria build a new life for themselves in Canada. About 16 Syrian […]

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Religious groups in Halton join hands to sponsor Syrian refugeesimage
03 Nov 2015

Religious groups in Halton join hands to sponsor Syrian refugees

Christians, Jews and Muslims don’t always share a common cause, especially in the Middle East. But members of Maple Grove […]

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Over 100 Refugees Found In Refrigerator Truck In Bulgariaimage
02 Nov 2015

Over 100 Refugees Found In Refrigerator Truck In Bulgaria

Bulgaria’s interior ministry found 130 refugees believed to be from Syria in a refrigerator truck Saturday crossing over from the […]

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UN: 90 percent of Egypt’s Syrian refugees living in povertyimage
02 Nov 2015

UN: 90 percent of Egypt’s Syrian refugees living in poverty

Refugee agency documents obtained by Middle East Eye show thousands who sought safety in Egypt lack resources to ‘live a […]

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Westboro sixth-graders collect winter clothing for Syrian refugeesimage
02 Nov 2015

Westboro sixth-graders collect winter clothing for Syrian refugees

The Syrian refugee crisis has spread to unbelievable proportions, creating the greatest humanitarian crisis since World War II. Hundreds of […]

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How a Chester mother is working to raise funds for Syrian orphansimage
02 Nov 2015

How a Chester mother is working to raise funds for Syrian orphans

A mum-of-five from Chester felt so touched by the plight of young children involved in the Syrian Orphan Crisis she […]

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